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Dakota Deluxe
Dakota Deluxe, Leeds

The Dakota Deluxe can be found located in the heart of Leeds City Centre, just a short walk from the central train station and shopping district. Those who know Leeds will be familiar with Greek Street, which has...

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Five Star The Ritz London reviews
The Ritz London, London
The Ritz has set a standard of excellence matched by few other hotels since opening its doors by renowned hotelier Cesar Ritz back in 1906, marking its 110th anniversary 2016. The Ritz has held its position as one of the most distinguished hotels in the world. Playing host to some of the most notable royals, aristocracy, and stars of the big screen during this...
Five Star The Darling Hotel reviews
The Darling Hotel, Sydney
The Darling Hotel is located in Darling Harbour, Sydney, it's a five star hotel and a true representation of what a five star experience is all about. It was one of the first hotels in Australia to achieve the International Five Star Standard, and it's set a precedent for others to follow. The hotel makes for a welcome and relaxing break and leaves you wanting...
Five Star Cliveden House reviews
Cliveden House, Berkshire
Staying at Cliveden House is a truly majestic experience, if you've ever dreamed of sleeping in a stately home then Cliveden is the place to relinquish that dream. From the moment you pull into the gates, you will be in awe of the acres of gardens and intriguing monuments that encompass the Cliveden Estate. After a short drive, the resplendent house emerges...
Five Star Roux at The Landau reviews
Roux at The Landau, London
Roux at the Landau is overseen by Michel Roux Jr and his father Albert, its located inside The Langham a few steps from Oxford Circus. We had a secluded table area tucked away within an alcove, which provided an almost completely private dining experience. Roux at the Landau is one of my favorite...
 
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Five Star The Royal Horseguards reviews
The Royal Horseguards, The Royal Horseguards
 

The Royal Horseguards Hotel is part of Guoman Hotels, and can be found located just a few short steps from Trafalgar Square. The hotel itself is certainly sizeable, and has the most characterful façade, making it very inviting...

 
Four Star Momo reviews
Momo, Momo
 

To summarise MOMO, the words ‘culinary hipster hangout’ spring to mind. I have been visiting this restaurant since my very first trip to Amsterdam many years ago, and this has remained one of my personal favourites in the...

 
Five Star Mama Makan reviews
Mama Makan, Mama Makan
 

Mama Makan can be found located inside the Hyatt Regency in Amsterdam. This restaurant serves up extremely impressive traditional Indonesian...

 
Five Star Hyatt Regency Amsterdam reviews
Hyatt Regency Amsterdam, Hyatt Regency Amsterdam
 

The Hyatt Regency hotel in Amsterdam can be found bordering Amsterdam’s East neighbourhood, where you’ll find no shortage of hipsters and young professionals. This hotel only opened its doors earlier this year, so we were...

 
Five Star Pulitzer Amsterdam reviews
Pulitzer Amsterdam, Pulitzer Amsterdam
 

The Pulitzer Amsterdam offers authentic Dutch hospitality in the heart of Amsterdam, the accommodation itself sits throughout 25 connecting canal houses, making this hotel extremely unique. The hotel was renovated in 2016...

 
Five Star The Lalit London reviews
The Lalit London, The Lalit London
 

LaLliT London is one of the first ventures in the UK from the renowned Indian hotel brand, and we were very excited to be visiting. As the former St. Olave’s Grammar School, the façade of this hotel is rather grand. We arrived...

 
Five Star Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood reviews
Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood, Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood
 

We recently indulged in afternoon tea at The Langham. The Palm Court at the Langham Hotel is famed as the place where the tradition of afternoon tea was born over 150 years ago, so if you visit, it is a must try. Guests can...

 
Four Star The Bull Hotel reviews
The Bull Hotel, The Bull Hotel
 

The Bull Hotel can be found located in the charming Cotswold market town of Fairford. This hotel resides in a Grade II-listed coaching inn, which retains a wealth of original character. The Bull Hotel was recently taken over...

 
Five Star Chewton Glen reviews
Chewton Glen, Chewton Glen
 

Chewton Glen can be found located in New Milton in Hampshire, just a short distance from the New Forest. Chewton Glen embodies everything British hospitality stands for, and is a fine example of five star luxury. Having visited...

 
Five Star The Dining Room at Chewton Glen reviews
The Dining Room at Chewton Glen, The Dining Room at Chewton Glen
 

The Dining Room can be found located inside the beautiful Chewton Glen. This is the hotel’s fine dining restaurant, headed up by Executive Head Chef...

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Seven Sins
Seven Sins
We put the spotlight on the industry's most recognisable faces in our new interview segment "Seven Sins". If you want to know what inspires the industry's movers and shakers or what your favourite food loving celebrity likes to indulge in then you'll find it in their Seven Sins.
 
Alexandra Dudley
Cook book author, Land & Sea
Alexandra Dudley Seven Sins
Artist, Londoner and entrepreneur, Alexandra will travel far for good food...
Alexandra Dudley
 
Gennaro Contaldo
Training and Development Chef at...
Gennaro Contaldo Seven Sins
Gennaro Contaldo is one of the most respected chefs in London, as well...
Gennaro Contaldo
 
Richard E. Grant
Actor, Director & Perfumer
Richard E. Grant Seven Sins
Born and raised in Swaziland, Richard E. Grant studied drama at Cape Town...
Richard E. Grant
 
Nathan Outlaw
Chef/Restaurateur
Nathan Outlaw Seven Sins
Originally from Kent, Nathan now calls Cornwall his home and is a proud...
Nathan Outlaw
 
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